My last post was nearly a month ago. Let's face it it wasn't the cheeriest thing and I've been in a down place because of everything going on in that. It hasn't got easier and I'm sure it won't. To try and keep our heads above float D is going to try and do four … Continue reading Goodbye 2017
Let's get real for a moment. Yes I know I am lucky I have a roof over my head. Well for now that is. So please no one tell me I should be grateful for that. I already am. Trust me. There is a tier of people in today's society labelled as working poor. These … Continue reading Working Poor
So D has a new job. He was supposed to start next Monday. He only got told that he had it officially on Monday. Then Monday night they called him up and said he is starting the next day. The hours are shifted to one hour later. She fucks childcare up a lot. Our childminder … Continue reading Unwanted Night Off Mama Duty
So if you follow me on Instagram you may have noticed that I started up my Etsy shop and my new site. I have also started a new Instagram solely for my new little project. So far I have two items in my shop! They can be personalised with different flavours/scents. You can order via etsy, my site … Continue reading It’s getting there!
So a little while ago I mentioned that I had a little business idea. Well that is to open a little online craft shop. Yes primarily through Etsy but also to have a seperate little website where you can contact me through there so you don't have to set up an Etsy account if you … Continue reading Time For Crafting
Money is tight for most people. Apparently the average wage is 26k a year. However most people I know are in jobs that barely pay above 16-19k a year. D earns about 20k a year and on my part time hours I earn 18k. If I was full time it'd be more like 22-23k. But … Continue reading Budgeting
Parenting a toddler is hard. They don't yet fully understand the world. But they do understand pushing boundaries. You get used as a climbing frame. You watch as they throw the lovely lunch you just made them, onto the floor. Yet they will pick up and try to eat anything else on the floor. They … Continue reading Parents vs Toddler
So a couple of weeks back you may remember me saying that O's childminder's daughter had chicken pox. Ever since then everytime I've seen a hint of a red spot I've been paranoid it might be chicken pox. Well I dropped him off on Monday and informed his childminder that I saw two spots on … Continue reading Chicken Pox
Thank you to What Is Normal For for my nomination! I think this is a great way of getting to know bloggers you already follow and new ones! RULES Thank the blogger who nominated you and link to their post. Answer the 11 questions they asked you. Nominate 11 other bloggers, with your own set of questions. … Continue reading Liebster Award!
So yesterday marked the start of the end of breastfeeding. It was the last time O had a bottle of expressed breastmilk. The plan is for him to have whole milk during the day at the childminder's, then as of next week only whole milk during the day. That means even when I'm around and … Continue reading End of an Era